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The rise and fall of the Columbia House record club — and how we learned to steal music

On June 29, 2011, the last remnant of what was once Columbia House — the mightiest mail-order record club company that ever existed — quietly shuttered for good.
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By DANIEL BROCKMAN AND JASON W. SMITH  |  November 11, 2011
Nicole Atkins is back

Nicole Atkins finds peace in her darkness

A lot seemed to go wrong for Atkins after Columbia Records released her classic-pop imbued debut Neptune City four years ago. The singer of the newly rechristened Nicole Atkins and the Black Sea watched everyone responsible for getting her signed to a
Fade to black
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  August 12, 2011
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Review: Boys Like Girls | Love Drunk

Local power-pop foursome Boys Like Girls were initially viewed by some critics as the next Panic at the Disco.
Columbia (2009)
By DAVID BOFFA  |  September 18, 2009
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Interview: Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit

In 2008, Passion Pit won Best New Artist in our Best Music Poll.
Cleaning up with this year's BMP winners
By CARLY CARIOLI AND RYAN STEWART  |  July 31, 2009